Colorful Spring Lemon Flower Arrangement

Lately I have been obsessed with lemons and using them to make yummy desserts, and now pretty centerpieces.  Lemons are so bright and fresh and I think they are perfect for spring entertaining.  In fact I just created this easy and colorful spring Lemon Flower Arrangement for our Easter celebration this weekend and couldn't wait to share this simple tutorial with you. I have always loved the idea of using lemons in floral arrangements.  In fact almost 15 years ago I used … [Read more...]

How to Create a Stylish Table Setting for Easter Brunch

Easter is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about Easter Egg Hunts, Easter dresses and of course Easter Brunch.  I am a big fan of brunch and plan lots of my celebrations around this low-key, sorta fancy, definitely delicious meal.  I teamed up with Tuesday Morning to show you how easy it is to bring the fresh look of springtime to your table, and get your celebration hopping with a stylish bunny themed Easter Brunch table setting.   By now, you I am … [Read more...]

Winter Solstice Party

The holidays can be a merry time filled with laughter and fun, but they can also be stressful. In the midst of the darker winter days, combined with the added stress and craziness from the holiday season, this time of year can feel overwhelming. I know because it's exactly how I've been feeling lately.  With looming deadlines, holiday shopping, and holiday celebrations I started to lose sight of what this time of year is all about.  I decided to fix that and celebrate the light of my life, my … [Read more...]

Easy Friendsgiving Table Setting

I love hosting Thanksgiving. I look forward to planning, preparing and creating a beautiful environment to bring families together for a chaotic, fun filled day of gratitude.  This year my family is traveling for the holiday so I decided it would be a great excuse to finally host a Friendsgiving dinner for our friends that don't have family in town.  This easy Friendsgiving Table Setting includes simple DIY projects that will help you create a beautiful display to gather with friends for a … [Read more...]

Fall Entertaining: Harvest Dinner Party

September has arrived and which means I can official switch gears and start preparing for my favorite season. I love this time of year, the cooler temperatures and the brilliant hues of Autumn always make me feel like celebrating. Fall is a season for falling leaves, football, family and friends. I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share a fabulous and fun fall fete that will get you in the mood to celebrate the season. This harvest inspired party is a great way to welcome fall. Host a … [Read more...]

April Showers Inspired Baby Shower

Shower mom-to-be with lots of love and gifts with an adorable April Showers inspired baby shower. I love entertaining, so when my sister asked me to help her with a baby shower she was throwing for a friend I couldn't help but say yes. It has been a long time since I've thrown a baby shower, but I can't think of a sweeter way to welcome a new baby than with a party! Since the shower is being hosted this month and the new bundle of joy will arrive next month, we used the age old saying "April … [Read more...]

Carved Pumpkin Flower Vase

Fall is my favorite time of year, I love the colors, the smells, the cool air and the chance for change.  And who can resist the flavors of fall, it's the perfect time for baked pies, warm soups and crusty homemade bread.  All of these are a great excuse for gathering together with friends to enjoy the changing season.  Which is why I chose to create a Fall Dinner table with a DIY Carved Pumpkin Flower Vase for this months Michaels Makers Challenge. After wandering around the aisle at … [Read more...]

Whoo’s Thankful Kids Thanksgiving Table Setting

The kids are sure to have a hoot this year with an adorable 'Whoo's Thankful' kids Thanksgiving table setting.  If you're hosting Thanksgiving why not create a kid friendly table that will keep the kiddos busy and entertained.  This orange owl themed table setting is colorful, playful and easy to throw together for a special kids Thanksgiving table, they'll love to call their own.  And make sure you stick around to check out eleven other creative Thanksgiving Table ideas from some of my talented … [Read more...]

Winter Wonderland Dinner Party

Celebrate the Holiday Season with an elegant Winter Wonderland Dinner Party for friends and family.  This simple, yet elegant dinner was styled using the Winter Wonderland party package from Bird's Party.  It set the tone for a dreamy dinner party ideal for enjoying the holiday's with loved ones.  With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season I wanted a simple menu that would allow me to spend more time enjoying my guest than rushing around the kitchen. I created a Pasta Bar with … [Read more...]